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Threat Forecasting

Leveraging Big Data for Predictive Analysis

Threat Forecasting: Leveraging Big Data for Predictive Analysis discusses the dangers associated with relying on historical data, security incident reports, and network analysis to predict future security breaches.

Readers will gain valuable security insights into unstructured big data and how to use it to their advantage to reduce risk.

Drawing upon years of practical experience and using numerous examples and illustrative case studies, the book discusses important topics, including the danger of using historic data as the basis for predicting future breaches, how to use security intelligence as a tool to develop threat forecasting techniques, and how to use threat data visualization techniques and threat simulation tools. In addition, a proven methodology that can be used to create a full threat forecast analysis for any size enterprise network is included.


Infosec and IT Professionals, security analysts, data analysts, chief privacy officers, risk officers.

Paperback, 400 Pages

Published: July 2015

Imprint: Syngress

ISBN: 978-0-12-800006-9


  • 1. The Dangers of Historic Threat Reporting

    2. Threat Forecasting

    3. Security Intelligence

    4. Indicators of Interest

    5. Community and sharing

    6. Threat Data Visualization

    7. Threat Data Simulation

    8. Kill Chain Modeling

    9. Connecting the Dots Big Data & Predictive Analysis


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